China has shipped at least 46 million Covid-19 vaccines overseas, compared to 40.52 million doses administered to its population. Photo: Xinhua China has shipped at least 46 million Covid-19 vaccines overseas, compared to 40.52 million doses administered to its population. Photo: Xinhua
China has shipped at least 46 million Covid-19 vaccines overseas, compared to 40.52 million doses administered to its population. Photo: Xinhua

China tilts to Covid-19 vaccine diplomacy as domestic jab programme lags

  • Figures show more Chinese-made vaccines have gone overseas than into people’s arms as Lunar New Year target missed
  • The country’s inoculation rate lags behind the US and Britain, with vaccine hesitancy believed to be a factor

Topic |   China coronavirus vaccine
China has shipped at least 46 million Covid-19 vaccines overseas, compared to 40.52 million doses administered to its population. Photo: Xinhua China has shipped at least 46 million Covid-19 vaccines overseas, compared to 40.52 million doses administered to its population. Photo: Xinhua
China has shipped at least 46 million Covid-19 vaccines overseas, compared to 40.52 million doses administered to its population. Photo: Xinhua
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